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Machikaki shibagaki no moto ni kakurete mitareba (He Hid by the Brushwood Fence and Looked in Expectantly)
  • Kubo Shumman
    1757–1820
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Machikaki shibagaki no moto ni kakurete mitareba (He Hid by the Brushwood Fence and Looked in Expectantly), circa mid 1810s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Torikaebaya monogatari (Would That They Could Change)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1533
Description
Literature

Heian courtier looking in screened room of Japanese house, poem by Nagoya Miewaza, at top.